Teammates Testify Witnessing Two Steubenville, Ohio, High School Football Players Committing Sexual Acts

by Colonel on March 16, 2013

“Teammates of two high school football players from Ohio accused of raping a girl at a party last summer testified on Friday they saw their classmates commit sex acts on the girl during the alcohol-fueled events that night.

A third witness, a friend of the defendants who was also granted immunity, said he saw both defendants making sexual contact with her while she appeared to be passed out, naked and face down on a basement floor.

“She wasn’t moving. She wasn’t talking. She wasn’t participating,” said Anthony Craig, 18.

The rape case against Trent Mays, 17, and Ma’lik Richmond, 16, drew national attention to the Ohio steel town of Steubenville, on the West Virginia border and about 40 miles west of Pittsburgh, after a photo and video from the party were posted online.

” — Drew Singer, Copyright 2013 Thomson Reuters

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